Structured methods for identifying and correcting potential human errors in aviation operations

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Human errors have been identified as the source of approximately 60% of the incidents and accidents that occur in commercial aviation. It can be assumed that a very large number of human errors occur in aviation operations, even though in most cases the redundancies and diversities built into the design of aircraft systems prevent the errors from leading to serious consequences. In addition, when it is acknowledged that many system failures have their roots in human errors that occur in the design phase, it becomes apparent that the identification and elimination of potential human errors could significantly decrease the risks ... continued below

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Nelson, W.R. October 1, 1997.

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Human errors have been identified as the source of approximately 60% of the incidents and accidents that occur in commercial aviation. It can be assumed that a very large number of human errors occur in aviation operations, even though in most cases the redundancies and diversities built into the design of aircraft systems prevent the errors from leading to serious consequences. In addition, when it is acknowledged that many system failures have their roots in human errors that occur in the design phase, it becomes apparent that the identification and elimination of potential human errors could significantly decrease the risks of aviation operations. This will become even more critical during the design of advanced automation-based aircraft systems as well as next-generation systems for air traffic management. Structured methods to identify and correct potential human errors in aviation operations have been developed and are currently undergoing testing at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL).

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  • IEEE international conference on systems, man and cybernetics, Orlando, FL (United States), 12-15 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98050465
  • Report No.: INEL/CON--97-00763
  • Report No.: CONF-971068--
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 604375
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc699142

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Nelson, W.R. Structured methods for identifying and correcting potential human errors in aviation operations, article, October 1, 1997; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc699142/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.